February 2018 News and PD Support Group Listings

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PD SUPPORT GROUP LISTINGS

CLICK on this colored link:  FEBRUARY 2018 Support Group Listing

Read about guest speakers by clicking on their name ( Green) 

David Russak  PT, DPT, BCIS, CSC- “What is Parkinson’s disease and how do I fight it” (Westlake)   

Nicole Palman Speech Therapist, “The Benefits of Speech Therapy in Parkinson’s.”  (Live Wires DBS Burbank)

 Ronald Ziman, MD , “Ask the Doctor- Q & A ( Burbank, Sherman Oaks and Simi Valley)

Andres Bratt-Leal, Ph.D. “Dopamine Neuron Replacement Therapy for PD” (Santa Barbara)

Lauren Williamson, Community Development Director, Orange County Parkinson’s Foundation. (Claremont)

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JOIN THE DAVIS PHINNEY FOUNDATION and their regional partners for a day of information and inspiration.

FREE educational event in Pasadena, August 2017 

FOR MORE EVENT DETAILS visit dpf.org/vs-los-angeles or                                        call 1-866-358-0285

WHAT The Victory Summit® is a free educational event with information and tools that people with Parkinson’s can use to live well today.

WHEN Friday Aug 10, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Complimentary lunch served.

WHERE Pasadena Convention Center 300 E Green St Pasadena, CA 9110

PD EDUCATION FROM HOME

MJ Fox Third Thursday webinar  

Thursday, February 15, 2018   TIME:  9 a.m. PT

TOPIC: Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s disease

We’re replaying a popular webinar on depression and anxiety. We’ll discuss the Parkinson’s symptoms of depression and anxiety, and how to treat and manage this aspect of life with the disease.

To register, go directly to: www.michaeljfox.org/page.html?hot-topics-webinar-series

PD Expert Briefing

Tuesday, February. 27,  2018   10 to 11 a.m.   

Topic: Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: Hallucinations, Delusions and Paranoia. 

Host: Christopher G. Goetz, MD                                                     

Copy and paste into your internet server: http://parkinson.org/Living-with-Parkinsons/Resources-and-Support/PD-ExpertBriefings-Webinars Registration at their website.

What if I do not have access to a computer?

Yes, participants without computers may access both live and recorded PD ExpertBriefings. To access a live PD ExpertBriefing, on the day of the live event, dial (888) 272-8710 and input passcode 6323567# when prompted (this phone number is separate from the PDF HelpLine).


LSVT

DATE: Wednesday, February 21,2018                                                                        Time: 11:00 PM – 12 Noon  ( Pacific Standard Time)
TOPIC: How do you maintain the LOUD gains you made in LSVT LOUD treatment and stay motivated once treatment has concluded?

Join LSVT LOUD Faculty to hear valuable insights on post-discharge recommendations following LSVT LOUD, including continued daily homework practice, tune-up sessions and LOUD for LIFE® maintenance groups. Opportunities will be provided for you to ask questions during the webinar through voice and chat options.

In your internet server, copy, paste the following:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1338814124016110850  in order to register.

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